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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Technology Class

Count of 2000 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Technology Classes Receiving 1 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Butte-Silver Bow, MT

( Micropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( some classes have been combined together under a single class identifier )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays technology classes and counts of utility patents classified in them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
Class Class Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 9 4 3 3 0 1 3 4 1 1 4 5 4 46



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